Date: 21st May 2-4pm
Venue: Queensferry High School, Edinburgh, EH30 9JN
Travel by train to Dalmeny Station for South Queensferry High School – only 17 minutes from Waverley, 30 minutes from Kirkcaldy and one hour from Glasgow Queen Street.
Three fantastic presentations from Scottish High Schools on researching and gathering digital resources to commemorate the WWI centenary. Our Speakers will share their top research tips, useful organisations and contacts as well as inspiring you with details of their WWI projects.
– Naomi Richardson, Librarian, Queensferry High School, Edinburgh.
Scotland’s War Project (Edinburgh University) focusing on an overview of Queensferry High School’s contribution to the Scotland’s War Project in researching local Commonwealth War Graves with special emphasis on those from the Battle of Jutland. http://www.scotlandswar.ed.ac.uk/Scotland/About
– Ian McCracken, Volunteer Archivist, Govan High School Glasgow
“I will be looking at World War One research processes & outcomes. The presentation will include information on sources that can be used, IL challenges, and how the Govan High Memorial research has benefited the school”
– Lauren Thow, Librarian, Portobello High School, Edinburgh
The School That Went to War(BBC Radio Scotland) researching and uncovering the stories of soldiers from Portobello High School who signed up to fight in WWI. Culminating in a 5-episode BBC Radio drama narrated by Edith Bowman. http://www.allmediascotland.com/broadcasting/72993/made-here-the-school-that-went-to-war-bbc-radio-scotland-2/
Free 8GB data stick pre-loaded with a resource pack
The cost is £40 plus VAT for CILIPS members, £50 plus VAT for non-members
Direct any enquiries to East Branch Events Co-ordinator, Alison Leslie
Alison Leslie, National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW.
Tel: 0131 623 3822 Fax 0131 623 3830 Email firstname.lastname@example.org